Barili logs 98 typhoid cases, including 3 deaths

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Up to 98 confirmed cases of typhoid fever, including three deaths, have been recorded in 24 barangays in Barili town since April 2022, according to an inspection report from the Cebu Provincial Health Office (CPHO).

According to the report, Barangay Poblacion had 28 cases, Gunting had 21, Mantayupan (12), Guibuangan (5), Japitan (5), Maigang (4) and Minolos (3).

There were also two cases each in Barangays Tubod, Nabunturan, and Maghanoy and one case each in Cagay, Bolocboloc, Luhod, Patupat, San Rafael, Hilasgasan, Budbud, Nasipit, Kangdampas, Tal-ot, Mantalongon, Pangpang, Campangga and Sta. Ana.

The fatalities were identified as Shaun Miguel Vergara Mompar, 31, of Barangay Poblacion, Britney Capio, 19, of Barangay Gunting, and Juvelyn Encallado of Barangay Sta. Ana. (ANV, TPT)

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